Country Icon

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Public Utilities   Sub-Sector: Electric Utilities: Central
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Fri, 17 Nov 2017NoneBullish EngulfingMon, 13 Nov 20170.33%
***Stock database and scans are updated around midnight (New York time) every trading day.
76.38 0.00 (0%) Nov 17 4:00pm EDT
Open: 76.49 Range: 76.10 - 76.89 Vol: 1.72M Avg Vol: 2.09M
EPS: 1.16 P/E ratio: 64.04 EBITDA: 5.12B Mkt Cap: 36.60B
Analyze "AEP" - FREE 30 Day Trial of Market Analyst 7
Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 76.65
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 74.88
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 73.22
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 70.07
* Data normalized for Splits & Dividends. Report data issues
How to use this info: Stock Timing With Moving Averages
Daily Chart of AEP

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "American Electric Power Company, Inc." (AEP)?

AEP is in a long term trading range with an upward bias. The last 52 weeks has seen this stock maintain an upward swing with about 73% of the time spent trading above the 200 day moving average. The 50 day moving average also indicates range bound trading but with a general bullish upside bias. Even the 20 day moving average is exhibiting similar bullish bias in a trading range. For adventurous traders, once a trading range is identified, a viable strategy is to short breakouts and buy breakdowns with the expectation AEP will return into the established trading range. However, a more conservative and higher probability trade is to still buy dips as the longer term trend is still up. A good place to accummulate longs is at the 200 SMA currently near 70.07. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "AEP".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $74.13* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Public Utilities Stocks Above 200 Day Moving-Average
TickerNameTrend AnalysisSupport/Resistance
CWSTCasella Waste Systems, Inc.Buy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots
ADTNADTRAN, Inc.Buy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots
PTNRPartner Communications Company Ltd.Buy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots
PCYOPure Cycle CorporationBuy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots
CTWSConnecticut Water Service, Inc.Buy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots
EGHT8x8 IncBuy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots
RIMMResearch in Motion LimitedBuy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots
CLFDClearfield, Inc.Buy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots
AMOVAmerica Movil, S.A.B. de C.V.Buy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots
ARTNAArtesian Resources CorporationBuy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots